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LA Designer Puts on Weirdest Fashion Show: 1 Model, 1 Window, 40 Outfits, 60 Hours
This might be the weirdest fashion show you've ever seen: Los Angeles designer Scott Sternberg's has put one model in a tiny Paris gallery for 60 hours, where he'll change into various outfits to showcase the 2013 Band of Outsiders line.
Sternberg, a "Hollywood agent-turned-fashion designer" according to Racked LA, has a penchant for kooky ways to reinvent the plain ol' catwalk. This show is supposedly going to be the longest fashion show ever.
The L.A. Times explains a bit more:
The model will be on display (kind of like the folks who occupy the fish tank crash pad behind the front desk at the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood), from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. local time, only leaving the compartment every 90 minutes to be photographed and to change into a different look from the runway collection.
It's in the wee hours of Thursday now in Paris as we post this, and it's pretty quiet where the model is hanging out. (He's been spotted mostly sleeping tonight on his corner cot.) Watching the livestream is eerily hypnotic; people come and go on the other side of the window, the model is surrounded by odd items, a flashbulb goes off occasionally.
Is it art? Is it fashion? Both? We suppose those are the questions du jour.